Perhaps no convention has done more to embrace webcomics creators of all degrees of experience as ConnectiCon, run by Matt Daigle and Briana Benn. As this year’s convention came to a successful conclusion, the con was suddenly hit with unexpected expenses long into the five figures. Now, some well-known webcomics authors are donating their resources to saving Matt and Briana from financial ruin, as well as saving the con itself. Continue Reading
In what may be the broadest mainstream media exposure for a webcomic so far, Bryan Prindiville of Bassetville has been invited to appear on NBC’s Today Show this Thursday, July 7th. Although the focus of the segment is not webcomics, Bryan has been told that he may show off his comic strip and give the address on national television. Continue Reading
The creators of five notable webcomics: Sluggy Freelance, Star Cross’d Destiny, Fragile Gravity, PartiallyClips, and Order of the Stick, have formed a booth-sharing group called Webcomics Vault for San Diego Comic Con 2005. In addition to their own merchandise, Webcomics Vault plans to act as a retail bookseller for other webcomics creators who can’t attend.
UPDATE: Webcomics Vault was not able to obtain SDCC booth space this year afterall (SDCC just informed them today) so it will not happen this year. Maybe in 2006! Continue Reading
Nth Degree is seeking a comic strip to fill a vacancy on its comics page. This popular quarterly fanzine is now entering its fourth year in print, and is distributed to more than 50 conventions annually. Webcomic titles such as Bob the Angry Flower, Neko the Kitty, The Perry Bible Fellowship and PartiallyClips have regularly appeared in its pages. Continue Reading